The Caddo Herald
November 16, 1900
Died: R. G. Dunn of the Mercantile Agency of R. G. Dunn & Company, died last week.
Died: Mrs. Jessie James, widow of the desperado, died at their home in Kansas City, Tuesday morning. Mrs. James was a member of the Methodist Church and a consistent Christian. Though true to her noted outlaw husband, she was no way like him in character.
Caddo is always on the move, but this week she is using a steam engine to help her. Mr. Hamer is having a house moved from the east part of town to the west part and a traction engine is drawing it. It was drawn through Buffalo Street. Everything went all right until that part of the street in front of Smith & Cobb’s was reached and here it stalled, but was pulled out the next day.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Coyle and their son, Haygood, of Bokchito, were here today. Mrs. Coyle and her son boarded the #2 for Denison and there purchased tickets via South McAlester and Memphis, Tennessee to Gafney City, South Carolina where they go to visit relatives.
Rev. Frank Wright commenced yesterday and will hold a series of meetings at Wapanucka. Mr. Wright, who now resides in Dallas, Texas, was born and raised near Caddo. He is an earnest and interesting good preacher.
Marshal J. N. Jackson went to Durant Wednesday.
H.C. Dobson of Bokchito was here Monday on business.
W.H. Riddel of Folsom was here Tuesday on business.
Dr. G. B. Green went to Durant Tuesday on business.
W. C. Smith of Bokchito was in Caddo Tuesday on business
M. T. Craig and wife are visiting relatives in Texas this week.
Miss Janie Davis, living near Folsom, visited Colbert Wednesday.
Attorney S. J. Homer made a business trip to Durant this week.
Judge C. H. Elting went to Durant on professional business Thursday.
William Risner and John Pace of Bennington were here Wednesday on business.
Morris Smith of Bennington was transacting business in Caddo Wednesday.
Henry Chiles of the firm of Leeper & Chiles visited friends in Denison this week.
Dr. and Mrs. S. P. Ross and their little daughter of Caney were in the city Tuesday.
W. A. Cleveland and R. Sample, living near Caney, were in Caddo Tuesday with cotton.
Col. J. J. Steagall left this week for San Labor, Texas where he goes to recuperate his health.
Mrs. A. B. McCoy, with her three little children, went to Sherman Thursday to visit relatives.
Charles Varney, a former citizen of Caddo, but now resides in Denison, was here Wednesday.
Mrs. M. Manning and her granddaughter, Miss Gertrude Thompson, visited Denison Tuesday.
Miss Zadie Petty left Tuesday for Lampasas, Texas where she goes to visit friends and relatives.
Roy Riddel, who is attending school in Sherman, was at home Saturday and Sunday visiting his parents.
Miss Modine Debullion, who has been in Caddo for several months, returned to her home in St. Louis Sunday.
Miss Clara Harvey, who has been visiting in Caddo for several months, retuned to her home in Denison Thursday.
Miss Rosalee Hynds, of McKinney, Texas came up with her father, W. M. Hynds, Wednesday and visited Miss Minnie Henderson.
Miss Alice and Rebekah Buckholts, of Boggy Depot, who went to Sherman, Texas to visit friends, returned home Thursday.
Mrs. J. L. Lancaster and her sister, Mrs. B. Lollass, took the train Wednesday for Benton, Arkansas where they go to visit relatives.
Mrs. Tennessee Hunter and her daughter, Mrs. J. A. King, have been visiting in Caddo several days, the guest of Mrs. T. W. Hunter.
W.G. Pearson was here this week and purchased a stock of goods and will establish a store near Dupress Mill, fifteen miles east of Caddo.
Mr. and Mrs. Anson Rogers and Miss Allie Burt of Willohoe, arrived here Tuesday. They came to visit the family of S. J. McLellan to whom they are related.
A game of football has been matched between the students of Armstrong Academy and Caddo to be played at this place on Thanksgiving Day. The game will be played at the fair grounds.
J.F. Privett, who for a number of years resided near Caddo, but now reside near Joshua, Texas, was here this week. Mr. Privett is trying to rent land near Caddo.
Herman Abrens sold his former homestead place consisting of four lots and improvements on the south side of Buffalo Street to George A. Pate of Atoka. Mr. Pate will make some improvements on his lots and remove his family here and become a permanent citizen of our town.